Cafés and food on campus

We have a range of cafés and places to eat and drink across campus.

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The Refectory

Richard Hoggart Building, in the middle of the building
Monday to Friday: 11.30am - 2.00pm

Food-court style dining offering our ”Hola Pollo” Peruvian chicken concept. Hola Pollo is inspired by the flavours of Peru, and offers a choice of chicken and vegetarian options served with rice, chips, salad, or as a wrap. All chicken is Halal, and we offer different spice levels to suit all palates. We also offer a Meal Deal option for £5.95, which includes your meal, side, and drink.

The refectory also offers house favourites such as soup, jacket potatoes, Proper Cornish pasty and savoury range, freshy-made salad boxes, and delicious desserts.

Look out for our other house concepts as well, like Bamboo (east-Asian cuisine), Beseha (Lebanese cuisine), Liberty Grill, and “Feastival”, which offers street food-style options.

Thirty Five Café

Richard Hoggart Building, ground floor on the right
Monday to Friday: 8:30am – 3.30pm

Thirty Five offers a range of fresh sandwiches, homemade baguettes and salads, and food from the Piglets Pantry hot savoury range. The café also serves Costa Coffee, Paul Rhodes baked goods and hot breakfast rolls, as well as many of your snack and confectionery favourites.

Library Café

Library (Rutherford) building, ground floor on the left
Monday to Friday: 10am - 5pm

Perfect for grabbing coffee and snacks for your study sessions. The Library Café sells salads, pastries, sandwiches, and baguettes, as well as healthy snacks and confectionery all day.

PSH Café

Professor Stuart Hall (PSH) building, ground floor
Monday to Friday: 8.30am – 4pm

PSH Café is completely plant-based and offers a range of tasty vegan and vegetarian hot meals, sandwiches, and salads, as well as a selection of indulgent cakes and snacks.

The café also serves HEJ coffee, locally roasted in Elephant and Castle and delivered to campus by electric vehicle or bicycle.

Students' Union Café

Students' Union building, 1st floor
Monday to Friday: 8.30am - 5.30pm

The Students' Union Café offers a wide range of sandwiches, hot eats, snacks, cakes, and many more items.

Serving Union Coffee, from local London suppliers including Simply Lunch and Galeta. We cater for a wide range of dietary requirements, including serving oat, soya, and almond milk, and vegan cakes/sandwiches.


Students' Union Bar

Students' Union building, 2nd floor
Monday to Friday: 3pm - late

The Students' Union Bar is the place on campus to have a drink, play some pool, and chill out on one of our balconies. Hosting regular events such as a quiz and cocktail night, there is always something on for students to enjoy.